This exhibition website includes discussion targeted to various areas of the Victorian curriculum, brought to life with images, film and interviews that celebrate the power and politics, spectacle and splendour of Napoleon and his times.
Each section explores themes and ideas raised in the exhibition and includes Think, Investigate, Create questions and activities to prompt further exploration and engagement. Links are provided to assist in further research.
Discover the key ideas events and people of Revolutionary France through the art and objects of the time.
Discover how the tumultuous times affected the art and artists of Revolutionary France. Using the VCE Art Analytical Frameworks take a closer look at works by Jacques-Louis David and Louis Gauffier.
Investigate the visual communications and design styles of the Directory, Consular and Empire periods and discover the historical and cultural influences that inspired them.
Learn of the French exploration of the New World and the part played by the French in discovering and documenting the land and people of Terre Australe.